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14.1 > System > glances (2.5.1)

glances is a free (LGPL) cross-platform curses-based system monitoring tool
which aims to present a maximum of information in a minimum of space, ideally
to fit in a classical 80x24 terminal, or larger for additional data as it can
adapt the displayed information dynamically, depending on the terminal size.

This tool can also work in client/server mode. Remote monitoring can be done
via terminal or web interface.

glances is written in Python and uses the psutil library to fetch statistical
values from key elements, like CPU, load average, memory, network, disks,
file systems, processes, etc.


Available on SBo: batinfo (battery monitoring support), bottle (Web server
mode), hddtemp (HHD temperature monitoring support), matplotlib (generation
of graphs from history data), netifaces (IP plugin), py3sensors (HW monitoring
support), pymdstat (RAID support), python3, statsd (StatsD export module),
pysnmp (SNMP support).

Not available on SBo: docker-py (Docker monitoring support), influxdb (InfluxDB
export module), pika (RabbitMQ/ActiveMQ export module), py-cpuinfo (Quicklook
CPU info module), pystache (action script feature), zeroconf (auto discoverer

NOTE: When launching glances in a terminal with a bright background, the option
'--theme-white' is recommended.

This requires: pysetuptools, psutil

Maintained by: Philip Lacroix
Keywords: system monitor,remote,python,curses,system,monitor
ChangeLog: glances


Source Downloads:
v2.5.1.tar.gz (d90292fb283b2f888253d650eb28b549)

Download SlackBuild:
glances.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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